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A rant in the form of a poem on patriotism (kinda)
By Steven Howe
This was written after watching documentaries following the UK's Royal Marines and from my knowledge in the Royal Marines Cadets (SCC)
The purpose of this research paper is to demonstrate analysis of the modernization processes of Afghanistan under the ruling of Amanullah Khan and that of France under the ruling of King Louis XIV; applying theories to compare and understand the accomplishments and failures resulting from the...
This is just a short entry of my experience flying into Afghanistan for the first time in my life.
Miscellaneous | Updated Dec 4, 2013 | Reads: 11 | Comments: 1 | Likes: 0
Tojoures Pret is an essay reflecting a day in my life during my deployment to afghanistan. I hope to bring some awarness to the issue of post tramatic stress disorder.
"Kiowa" is a story of love, courage, strength and healing -- told through the eyes (and ears) of a highly-trained combat dog.
When Kiowa's seemingly unbreakable bond with his handler is tragically shattered, he feels as though everything is lost. But soon he discovers a path to recovery -- in a...
Thirteen year old Betony is the daughter of an insurance man turned preacher. Into her life comes a London-based Islamic terrorist cell that aims to explode a bomb in the family's midwestern town. The bombing is part of a larger plan to bomb one modest community in each of the fifty states...
Before the Talibans came into power in 1996, the previous governments succeeded in destroying the country through different factions, ethnical tribes, languages and even religion. Instead of stabilization, civil war broke, overtaking the capital city Kabul and Afghanistan as a whole.
By Consul Moore
There is an exciting story behind the discovery of the text you are about to read. I'm not at liberty to give many details about the circumstances involved in the discovery and eventual translation of the following texts, but out of respect I should mention a summary for one key player involved....
By Frenzee Da Rebel
The stories of five different characters from different parts of the Muslim world. Starting with Afghanistan, then Indonesia, then Niger, then Palestine and finally ending up in Saudi Arabia. Probably my favourite poem yet, I actually felt really emotional when reading it back the first time.
My poem is based around a soldier in the midst of a crisis. His country used the excuse of
Being a 17 year old boy. With no dreams. Surely mean, its my duty to serve my country. My father will finally be proud of me. I won't be a screw up. I'll be doing something right for a change.- Monologue.
By Lee Bryan
Summer 2009, we were soon to deploy to Afghanistan and time wasn't on our side as we decided how to spend our leave. A bucket list, a coffee and a broken arm later we were in Europe breaking our travelling cherries. After all the European traffic, missed flights and abnormal food, we reflect now...
By Jim Pack
Another short story about Charlie Thomas and his problems with his Multiple Personality Disorder and the French Foreign Legion.
This was the story I wrote for my English half-yearly exams this year. My teacher said I made her cry, (though I don't think that's very hard for a woman like her, I took it as a compliment to my writing skills nonetheless). The prompt was: 'write about a box'. So this is about a girl attending...